# Need help with simplification

#### Caesar95

How do I simplify the term in red box into the underlined term?

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#### skipjack

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By multiplying both sides by $$\displaystyle 6x^{2/3}y^{1/2}$$, $$\displaystyle \frac16x^{-2/3}y^{1/2} = \frac{1}{10}x^{1/3}y^{-1/2}$$ gives $$\displaystyle y = \frac{6}{10}x = 3x/5$$.